This website asked U3As how Beacon was helping them during the lockdown. Read what Downe and Dunmow U3As told us.
West Lothian U3A became the 400th to benefit from Beacon. Meet their membership secretary, Helen Duffin, to hear how it went.
The number of U3As using Beacon has grown from 300 to 400 over the lifetime of this website.
Beacon site administrator Andy from Canterbury and District U3A explains what led his U3A to implement Beacon and how they have benefited. Canterbury & District have been Beacon users since December 2017. In common with many long-established U3As, in the early days we did admin with spreadsheets. Later, we progressed to a Microsoft Access […]
Membership Secretary of Chalfonts U3A, Val, tells Beacon News how the system has helped her in her role. Three words to describe Beacon: Efficient, Reliable and Fast. As the Membership Secretary of a new, and rapidly growing, U3A I was so pleased to find Beacon. Our data was moved into it very quickly by the […]
The national U3A conference took place this week in Nottingham, and representatives of the Beacon Team were on hand to spread the word about the benefits of using Beacon to the many U3As present at the Conference. Frank Bailey (Beacon Support Lead), Marilyn Lean (Beacon Joining Lead) and John Hopkins (Beacon Engagement Lead) ran three […]
This month, Sue Anderton, who is the Archaeology Group Leader at Lancaster & Morecambe U3A, shares her Beacon experience I have been using Beacon for over a year now as one of a group of Leaders who manage the Lancaster & Morecambe U3A Archaeology Group. The group currently has 194 members of which only 29 […]